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Teacher arrested for simple battery

A teacher at the Academic Recovery School in Shreveport was arrested by Caddo deputies today for simple battery of a student, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Marrero pastor arrested for beating two boys with belt

MARRERO, LA - A Pastor in Marrero is accused of battering a young boy who was misbehaving during a Sunday morning service.

Power outages strike Ark-La-Tex

Severe weather is putting Ark-La-Tex residents in the dark Tuesday. According to SWEPCO, 1000 customers are currently without power.

Teen charged with Woodlawn Baptist Church fire

Authorities have arrested 1 person in connection with a fire that destroyed the Woodlawn Baptist Church Fellowship Hall back on February 22.

Gas prices force budget cuts in East Texas town

If you've been feeling the pinch at the pump lately, you aren't alone. Local municipalities are dealing with rising fuel prices too. For one East Texas town, it's causing officials to take a second look at the budget.

Harrison County 9-year old allegedly stabs man

Harrison County deputies are investigating an incident where a 9-year old allegedly stabbed a man. It happened Monday night shortly after 8 p.m. in the 6200 block of FM 9 South.

Hornets claim former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson off waivers

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have claimed former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson off of waivers. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced.

GOP presidential candidate makes stop in Shreveport

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich made an appearance in Shreveport this morning. From 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., Gingrich greeted crowds at Strawn's Eat Shop Too and discussed energy policy.

Ark-La-Tex prepares for heavy flooding

Ark-La-Tex residents are prepping for a heavy downpour today that could result in major flooding.

Authorities need your help locating runaway

The Bossier City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teenager. 16-year old Hakeim M.